Divorce Residency Requirements

Thinking about divorce and you or your spouse reside in a different state? Learn more about Oklahoma divorce residency requirements in this video.

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Question:

How long do you have to live in Oklahoma to get a divorce?

Answer:

If you’re considering filing for divorce but your spouse resides in another state outside of Oklahoma, can you still file for divorce in Oklahoma? The answer is possibly yes. In Oklahoma, you would need to have resided here for a period of six months prior to filing for divorce.Divorce Residency RequirementsIn a period of 30 days prior to filing for divorce, you’d have to reside in the county in which you are filing for divorce. If there are children involved in the divorce, it can become a little bit more complicated. That will need to be assessed on a case-by-case basis where you would come in and speak with an experienced divorce attorney.


Are you thinking about leaving your marriage and have questions about the Oklahoma divorce residency requirements? Contact a Stillwater divorce lawyer at Murray Law Firm today for a free confidential consultation and case evaluation. Let our experience work for you.

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